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* Local and Personal Xentlon. *
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Born to r. and Mirs. .William .Solo
mon, a girl.
Nuibert Kinard is visiting friends
Mr. Joe Fincher spent a few days in
Charlotte, last week.
Miss Lucia Simpson is spending
some time with friends at Orangeburg.
Mr. Gene Ashmoore, of Greenwood,
was In the city Friday on business.
-Mr. J. P. Caldwell, of Spartanburg,
spent Sunday with his parents here.
Capt. J. -B. Hunibert, of Princeton,
was a business visitor Ii the city
'MArs. J. G. Sullivan returned home
-Monday from a two weeks' visit in
the "Mountain City."
Miss Mlary Lily Sanders, of Ninety
Six, is a guest at the Kinard home
near the city this week.
Mrs. J. 0. C. Fleming, MIrs. F. i.
Caine and Miss Caroline Fleming left
Monday evening for Atlantie City.
Mllss Annie Simpson returned last
week after a pleasant visit to liss
Carrie Connor, at Nutawville.
Mrs. W. H1. Wiitley, of Alberinarle,
N. 'C., is with her oparents, Nir. and
Irs. Jos. H. Sullivan for a few weeks.
Mrs. J. D. Davenport, of Greenville,
is s-pending several (lays with Dr. and
Nirs. A. J. Christopher.
"Uncle" Pat Caldwell is spending
the week with his grandson, Mr. W.
Earl Caldwell, in Greenville.
\liss Corric Stone, after a week's
visit to relatives and friends In At
lanta, returned liome last week.
Air. and Mrs. Nliller, of Little
Mountain, a 'e spending a few days
with their eaughter, irs. Guy Fouche.
Miss Lizzie Edwards, who has been
away from home for several months
engaged in nursing, is spending a
short time at home on her vacation.
Mr. J. Lee Langston has accepted a
place as manager of one of the mill
stores at Union and expects to take
up his duties some time in August.
Mirs. Fleming Smith returned Sunday
from Hendersonville, N. C., where she
has been visiting Miss Hlattle Boul
ware for several weeks.
'Irs. Hugh Sandford arrived in the
city a few days ago to spe1d some
time with Mr. and Mrs. William Gelder
and Mr. and Mirs. E. P. Minter.
Mr. and Mrs. iDick Richardson and
children, of Pineville, have arrived in
tho city to spend some time with Mr.
and Mrs. Jos. H. Sullivan.
'NIrs. James M. Lea and children,
of Charleston, who have been spending
some time with Mrs. Lea's mother,
have returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Bolt left this
,week for .MeColl, where th~b will
slpend'several (lays with their daugh
ter, \Irs. Franke Tatum.
.Nir. Stanley Crews, of Columbia, is
spending a .portion of his ten-days'
vacation with his parents here. this
Miss Nannic Franks is spending a
few (lays with her grandparents, .il r.
and .Mirs. J. HI. Garison, and other
relatives, at (ray Cour it.
Alr. Chas. Fleming has taken his old
pilace at the P'almietto [lank whiich he
recsigned before entering the army, en
I ering upon his (luties Monday morn
Mrs'. W. G. iaancaste anditii chil dren
returi ncd Sunday from a two) weeks'
staZy atl. (iendersonivi lle..~ M'. Ianeas
tei' wecnt up Saturdi'(ay evein lg to ac
com-ia ny thetn home.
-Miss .\aigaret tihmla p, wh'o has been
v'isit ing in Washington for severalI
weeks5, has neCepCited ai posit ionl th'e
and ex pets to rmna in thiere Ithis win
'(. 11. Green. i~ui.. of A\nder'son,
sp)enut th weekl-enid ini th ci'ity wvithI
Mr s. Grieen, wvho has bieun spending
1,diint. ick Fullter, who has recentI
1y returi nedi fr'omi ov'erseas .whlerte lie
service, is a'it homei ain and(1I is spend
inz me timeC with his parients, Dri.
'T'omi itlenderCson, with little Alice lleni
der'ison. fl\ave t oday for' 'onway' to
severail daiys ofl ~.\lytleC' eachI.
.\hr. (',r; A. I14rCmiCCt . '' Ih)o C ha beenC
'impiloyed' byv thel (bilf Iiheininug (Cm
panyi fer the i '- iht inihn has.I
ii:; oild fr~?Ciend di( e titonier thli re'.
.\i h lora~ i nnitit w vl ill iC ' (Cn
\9 v ( aindI ~ il ie i-e ~Cd hos arl in
the bautiful h 'fe Iof .\rt: eo. l
would ;ni Nor~iCh .\dso. Mrs. toyde
\l 1 Cr Crm etreie ~
Messrs. Al. V. and Ambrose Holder
passed through the city Yesterday af
ternoon on their way to Dials church
to attend the funeral of Mr. Martin
Abercrombie, who died Monday night.
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. King, of Atlan
ta, spent several days last week as the
guests of Mr. and AMrs. L. M. .Beacham
at the Shaw place near the city. .Rev.
King Is the pastor of the Kirkwood
Methodist church in Atlanta, which
Mr. and Mrs. Beacham attended while
they were residents there.
Mr. E. P. Minter and llss 'Bettio
Bramlett left yesterday for the north
ern marketa to buy fall goods for the
Mlinter Company department store.
They will be joined in North Caro
lina by Miss Kate Padgett, who will
again have charge of the millinery de
Mr. Ben A. Sullivan, Jr., who re
cently received his discharge from the
army and has been spending some
time at home, left a few days ago for
Texas on a Iwos-ecting trip with the
object of locating out there. ills
many friends hope that he will meet
with much success though they regret
to see him leave Laurens.
Mirs. W. T. Dorroh left yester(lay
morning for Spartanburg to visit hier
daughter, AMrs. S. .\I. Wright, for a few
days. This Is the first time that Irs.
)orroh has been away front home
since she had a fall several years ago
and her imany friends hope that she
will enjoy the outIng. She was ac
companied by Iliss .lInnie Dorroh and
M\aster Williami Roff.
Messrs. ii. Terry, and W. I. Gray,
accompanied by Fari Demonstrator
M. 1). loore and ir. Add M.\artin, the
local contractor, spent yester(ay in
Spartanburg where they went to look
over some of the Camp Wadsworth
buildlings with the object. of buying
material for the proposed potato ware
Mr. and Irs. Ross ). Young and
children returned Monday evening
from Albermarle, N. C., and Cheraw,
in this state, where they spent several
weeks visiting relatives. They travel
ed by automobile, returning by way
of Columbia. With the exception of
the newly constructed roads in Chero
kee county, Mr. Young said that lie
found the Laurens roads in better con
dition than those of any other county
through which he passed.
Returned from Woodnten 'Meetlhr.
Messrs. C. A. Power, of this city,
and J. E. Johnson, of Gray Court, re
turned londay evening from the big
Woodman convention which has been
in pirogress at Chicago. Mr. Power,
who was in his ollice at the court
house yesterday, said that he was de
lighted with his trip though lie was
glad to get back home. He had many
novel experiences while in the Windy
City, and among other things saw the
great balloon which exploded above
the city while the delegates were
there. lie was on a toir over tlie city
and saw the halloon just a few m
mntis before it Went behind a large
building and exploded with about a
dozen 'asualtieS. Crii conditions in
(lie Centrial West were very had on ac
count of thle drough. hle said. and~ un
less rain falls in Il1linois and lndilana
very little corn will lbe inadle. Mir.
Powr aid ( the r'eport1 rQce'i vedl in thie
conveanton showed the order toi lbe ini
a flou rishinug conit~I ion.
'To (lean hIliitad Iaome ('egnetery.
All lpeisons whlo have relatives
luii led at liiigimhand IT nme cemtet'ry
arme requiest e'l to lbe at the (Ciimetery
Thuiirsday, Auagust 7 th, to assist in
cainmg it off. We consider thtatI all
tieople4 shiouidhi'b initerestedc in thiis
work anad cxpIcCt t hose whoi cauinot
01me IC) send~ hiandcs Or monley as il'
('hurchh exicts thie commit tee to liut
thie cemetecry in good cond it ion. M\oney
shouldi i ei et to W. ii. Wiarksdalet, ZA.
I bies anid friends oif .1. 1i. Ah,'r
l'in at his home14 at time ('linton (Cottoni
lils 'Thirstiny, .tlly :.lst, to which
all oft the relatjei.e ar. ivited to at-.
S('nIttor and GttoIAerntor liere.
.S at or N. 11. i al aimt 'iiv. 1l. .
'Oiperi spenti the'~i we-tmi ini thi city.
b liith fuiierial of (onu'!..-aa htag:s
Ini Ii~''t ('l::' elephan arie huntted
chiletly foir 'lport, a t hey doi niot hiear
si iiiih lyitry ais thie mlephiaiit; of
A fica iandil t'-(wh-re.
h N ICi'ITS OF P'YTTIlAM.
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oldav ii at 8 o'clock.
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C \\'orki ini P age I )fgree.
RI. W. IlTGFR C. C
+ SOCIETY. +
An interesting piano recital was
given on last Friday afternoon at the
home of Miss Flora Bennett by her
two pupils, -Ilarlowe Hiix Mahaffey
and Margaret McCravy. Little Miss
Mahaffey played four pretty selections.
The last number, "Jolly Darkies" was
an old plantation song which repre
sented the shuffles of the darkles and
the sound of the banjos. After little
Margaret MeCravy who is only six
years old, 'played two instrumental
numbers, she sang three play-time
songs, playing her own accompani
ment. Just at this time little Miss
Martha Boyd, who is visiting her from
Spartanburg, deliighted those present
with two readings entitled ."' he Little
Bisque Doli" and "John llenry, the
After the recital of these little folks,
Mliss Hattie Gray, who is just. home
from Columbia Univerlsity, consented
to play a few selections for those pres
ent. Ever.:.onte was charimed with the
luieal skill of Miss Gray.
Miss Flora lleiiet. entertail(d sev
oral friends on last Saturday evening
in honor of hevor house guest, Miss
0lIzabeth Earl, one of SIartanburg's
most chartning young girls. During
the (eveling enke and cream were
served by the hostess, assisted by Miss
Miss Doris Young is expecting to
entertain. a number of youngi ladies
at a house-party at her home here be
ginning this week. Ifer guests are
expected to arrive Thursday and Fri
day and among them will be Miss
Martha Gladys, of E1dgemoore, Miss
Daisy Strong, of Kingstree, Miss Lou..
ise Simpson, of Chester, Miss Alice
Cooly, of Lowndesville and 'Miss Irene
Mlalock, of Clinton.
* NEWl' ailHRAlY BOOKS. *
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The following new books have been
received at the library:
"Wild Fire," by ane Grey.
"lett.y Zane," by Zane Grey.
"Ellizabeth's Campaign," by .11irs.
"Green Valley," Katharine Reynolds.
"The Undying Fire," by If. B. Wells.
"Dangerous Days," by Mary Roberts
"In Sec'ret," by Robert W. Cham
"Rusty Miller," by Joslyn Pray.
"Dawin," by Elleanor Porter.
"A hauthter of the 1la1d," by Gen.
-t ratihon l'o i '.
The ntiu l re nion of "'o. C, 1 1th
South C'arolint Voluniteeir, wia l be
held at l'iini lhurch:l oin Saiuniay,
August 9thu. .Abaj. ii. C. Tillinan andl
(apt. J1. JI. .\l8waln have been invit
ed to innake athiresses.
ii. I,. I NNitS W ,U
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